Tier 1 – Exceptional Talent Visas
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa category allows a limited number of people who are considered to be leaders or emerging leaders in a small number of fields to enter the UK. You must be endorsed in in one of these fields: science, humanities, engineering, medicine, digital technology or the arts.
You can apply for a PBS Tier 1 – Exceptional Talent Visa if you are a person who wishes to undertake employment in the United Kingdom and is internationally recognised as a potential or a world leader in science or arts.
Before applying for a PBS Tier 1 – Exceptional Talent Visa, you will need to have an endorsement from a designated competent body and a unique reference number.
You can apply for an extension of this visa if you are economically active and meet the English language requirement.
Once you have spent five years in the United Kingdom under the same category and that you still meet its requirement, you can apply for settlement.
Home Office Tier 1 Exceptional Talent (2nd stage fees)
Outside the UK – £293
Inside the UK – £293